College Basketball Power Index

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The College Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward. BPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Strength of Record (SOR) is a measure of team accomplishment based on how difficult a team's W-L record is to achieve. Game predictions account for opponent strength, pace of play, site, travel distance, day's rest and altitude, and are used to simulate the season 10,000 times to produce season projections. Numbers update daily.

BPI Leader
Villanova
32-4
SOS Leader
Oklahoma
11-20
SOR Leader
Kansas
31-4
NCAAM RPI Leader
Villanova
32-4
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1VillanovaNOVABig East32-413231
2GonzagaGONZWCC35-129228
3North CarolinaUNCACC30-731055
4FloridaFLASEC26-84141310
5KansasKUBig 1231-451513
6LouisvilleLOUACC25-966117
7DukeDUKEACC28-97766
8West VirginiaWVUBig 1228-98271224
9KentuckyUKSEC32-593844
10OregonOREPac-1232-51069109
11VirginiaUVAACC23-111152218
12UCLAUCLAPac-1231-51270916
13Saint Mary'sSMCWCC29-5131042517
14PurduePURBig Ten27-814391520
15Wichita StateWICHMVC31-5151172731
16MichiganMICHBig Ten26-1216182330
17SMUSMUAmerican30-517802115
18BaylorBAYBig 1227-8188811
19WisconsinWISBig Ten27-919261632
20CincinnatiCINAmerican30-620742012
21ArizonaARIZPac-1232-5216672
22Iowa StateISUBig 1224-112221722
23Florida StateFSUACC26-923281813
24Notre DameNDACC26-1024111423
25ButlerBUTBig East25-925121914

Glossary

  • BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
  • SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
  • SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
  • RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).

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